War in Internet ecosystem is showing no sign of slow down. Companies are not willing to lag behind on various threads of Internet. In the same row now LG, one of the largest electronics & technology brand & portfolio, is incubating the Internet TV market with the launch of NetCast –A platform for their screens that allow access to different online content that only an actual internet connection can offer.
With its new television technology, LG introduces an innovative, trendy equipment to allow people view online content on their televisions. The new TV works great like a web TV without any requirements like computer or keyboard.
Available in various LCD, LED and Plasma TVs that the company offers, and stand out from similar supply as the market competitors are doing (Philips, Samsung, Sony) to include local content.
To cater to various geography, company is working towards various tie ups with local popular web services to create special versions of their sites to fit the size screen and to provide news, videos and other multimedia content. This will help company not only to take their Internet to TV to broad audience but also to step in grooming Internet service market at broad level.
Besides having direct internet connection on NetCast television, via Ethernet or Wi-Fi, company has also synced it with Blue-Ray Disc to create the extreme level of experience.
The usage is very simple: a remote control button brings up the list of available channels, which are automatically updated to the extent that LG add more content providers. Once there you can choose the desired option, which also includes video games, access to.
With this, people can surf on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube videos, Picasa photo albums, digital radio vTuner, Google maps etc on their television. Of course, it is possible to search by address. There is also a second remote control in the style of a Nintendo Wii console, which acts as a pointer to select options for the service. NetCast is available in 3D Full HD LED TV as well as conventional LCD and LED models . NetCast usage is currently offered for free with the new television internet feature enabled TVs